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1 hr ago | ThinkProgress
On Friday, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled unanimously that same-sex couples are eligible for survivor benefits - specifically workers' compensation.
2 hrs ago | Truthdig
When ordinary countries fight wars they have war aims. In World War II, the U.S. wanted to defeat Germany militarily, but then to help it return to democracy and to economic health.
2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Meriam Ibrahim, from Sudan, disembarks with her children Maya, in her arms, and Martin, accompanied by Italian deputy Foreign Minister Lapo Pistelli In May, Meriam Ibrahim Ishaq was told that she would die for her beliefs.
2 hrs ago | Democracy Now
Ilan PappA© , Professor of History and the Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter.
3 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
At a convention of more than 1,300 fast food workers in Illinois this weekend, attendees voted to start including acts of civil disobedience , such as sit-down strikes and restaurant occupations, in their campaign for higher wages and the ability to form a union.
3 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
A massive oil complex in Libya was set ablaze this weekend due to a stray missile, with the resulting fire quickly raging out of control.
5 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars
Bill Maher did a very nice job of pushing back at the talking point that Democrats don't really care about upward mobility because they "don't believe we're a country where anybody can get rich."
6 hrs ago | National Public Radio
Volunteers help roll up a giant banner printed with the Preamble to the United States Constitution during an October 2010 demonstration against the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington.
Republicans have a problem when it comes to female voters. Not only did they lose the presidential election in 2012 in large part because of a voting gender gap, but an April ABC/Washington Post poll found that Democrats have a 30 point advantage when it comes to issues that particularly pertain to women.
My cousin Alexa Lemley, on the right in the picture, and her longtime life and business partner Samantha Aulick just got married.
The talking heads on Fox's Bulls & Bears are very upset that there are teachers they can't demonize as evil union thugs going door to door for the midterm elections.
Fox News contributor George Will shocked his fellow panelists on Sunday by asserting that the United States should not deport child refugees who were fleeing violence in Central America.
SEATTLE : The director of elections in Seattle's King County has found a mistake that could swing Washington state's close governor's race to the Demo What does is it say about John McCain's choice of Sarah Palin when David freaking Brooks of all people is saying this kind of stuff about her? Wow.
The same day that Israeli tanks crossed into Gaza, to continue killing civilians and the occasional Hamas fighter, MSNBC decided to ignore the Israeli invasion in favor of wall-to-wall coverage of the presumed shoot-down of Malaysian Airliner MH17 over eastern Ukraine.
Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri sent a text message to reporters Saturday, saying: "No agreement to extending the calm for an additional four hours."
A very disturbing diary posted late last night This is Gaza. This is alshujaiya with some unforgettable photos of a built up neighborhood leveled in a ferocious IDF shelling attack.
There's been a lot of attention placed on antisemitism at Palestinian solidarity rallies, particularly in Europe .
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 09:42 am
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